Tag Archives: Derivatives

Everbright Securities Falling by the Maximum Daily Limit when Shares Resume Trading

The Wall Street Journal reports that Everbright Securities fell by the maximum daily limit when its shares resumed trading Monday, triggering a broad-based selloff in brokerages after the authorities imposed unprecedentedly harsh penalties on the midsized broker for a recent … Continue reading

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Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders, on The Perennial Profit Challenge: 2013 Roadmap for World Exchanges

Financial exchanges play a vital role in economic development as one of the primary tools for the allocation of capital in both developed economies and emerging ones. The indices created using the platforms provided by global exchanges are used by … Continue reading

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CFTC proposes derivative products for clearing under new rules

Dow Jones Newswires reports The Commodity Futures Trading Commission yesterday proposed derivative products that could be the first ones subject to the agency’s new regulatory system for derivatives. The CFTC proposed that certain credit default swaps and interest-rate swaps should … Continue reading

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Deutsche Borse, Latest Exchange to Chase High-Frequency Trading Firms

According to the Financial News’ Tim Cave, Deutsche Börse has become the latest exchange to upgrade its technology in an attempt to win business from high-frequency trading firms, as the arms race among Europe’s stock markets and alternative trading venues … Continue reading

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New Revenues Will Help NYSE Navigate Choppy Trading Environment

As reported by Forbes’ Trefis Team, NYSE Euronext reported a 12% decline in revenues and a 16% decline in net income in Q2 compared to the same period last year. Lower trading volumes in derivatives as well as cash equities caused revenues to … Continue reading

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For Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, S&P Debt Downgrade Wake-Up Call to Get Serious about U.S. Economy

Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider’s Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World (http://www.thespeedtraders.com), wrote on Modern Finance Report (http://www.modernfinancereport.com) that he would not be inclined to kill the messenger … Continue reading

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Stock Exchange of Thailand to Amend Rules in Line with Global Standards

As reported by The Nation’s Siriporn Chanjindamanee, the Stock Exchange of Thailand plans to amend its regulations on capital securities trading to be in accord with international standards. The SET expects the amended rules will come into effect in July … Continue reading

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High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011 Chicago to Feature Infinium Capital’s Aaron Lebovitz

Aaron Lebovitz, Managing Director, Infinium Capital Management, will present at Golden Networking’s High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2011, “How Speed Traders Leverage Cutting-Edge Strategies in the Post-Flash Crash World”. Building off of the momentum of past conferences in New York City, … Continue reading

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New High-Frequency Trading Lobbying Group for Europe

The Futures Industry Association has announced the creation of a new European lobbying group for high frequency traders. The FIA European Principal Traders Association will comprise 15 of the largest trading firms that use their own money to trade in markets … Continue reading

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Joint Analysis on Potentially Mandating Algorithmic Descriptions for Derivatives Published by the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission

In a regulatory move that will potentially impact high-frequency traders, the Securities and Exchange Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission delivered to Congress a joint staff study on the “the feasibility of requiring the derivatives industry to adopt standardized computer-readable … Continue reading

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